PD: Hit-and-run suspect found in traffic court

TULSA - Tulsa police say the suspect in a double hit-and-run accident was found in an Okmulgee County courtroom just hours after the crash.

Officers say 23-year-old Lavander Hammon hit two vehicles while trying to keep his SUV from being repossessed near 21st and Memorial around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Police say Hammon then tried to run over the recovery employees as he drove away.

Hammon was found in the Okmulgee County traffic court later Friday and arrested, according to police records.

Hammon was booked into the Tulsa County jail for assault with a deadly weapon and hit and run.

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